Centennial Resource Development, Inc. [NASDAQ: CDEV] stock went down by -8.56% or -0.25 points down from its previous closing price of $2.92. The stock reached $2.67 during the last trading session. During the course of the last 5 trading session in the week, CDEV share price went up during 2 out of 5 days, that way gaining +1.14% in the period of the last 7 days.

CDEV had two major price movements with the latest trading session as the price jumped to a high of $2.80, at one point touching $2.56. The latest high is set lower that the high price recorded in the period of the last 52 weeks, set at $2.80. The 52-week high currently stands at $12.82 distance from the present share price, noting recovery -78.73% after the recent low of $2.56.

Centennial Resource Development, Inc. [NASDAQ:CDEV]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Its stock price has been found in the range of 2.56 to 12.82. This is compared to its latest closing price of $2.92.

Keep your eyes on this company’s next financial results, which are scheduled to be made public on 05/12/2020.

Fundamental Analysis of Centennial Resource Development, Inc. [CDEV]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Centennial Resource Development, Inc. [CDEV] sitting at +32.98 and its Gross Margin at +40.08, this company’s Net Margin is now -0.20%. These metrics indicate that this company is not generating as much profit, after accounting for expenses, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 8.02, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 5.90%. Its Return on Equity is 6.74, and its Return on Assets is 5.08. These metrics suggest that this Centennial Resource Development, Inc. does a poor job of managing its assets, and likely won’t be able to provide successful business outcomes for its investors in the near term.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Centennial Resource Development, Inc. [CDEV] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 22.31. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 18.24, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 16.24. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 10.06, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 22.31.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 2.53 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 1.11. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 1.72, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.18. Centennial Resource Development, Inc. [CDEV] has a Price to Book Ratio of 0.94, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 4.39 and P/E Ratio of 19.02. These metrics all suggest that Centennial Resource Development, Inc. is more likely to generate a positive ROI.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Centennial Resource Development, Inc. [CDEV] earns $5,005,871 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 9.93 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.23. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 0.53 and its Current Ratio is 0.53. This company is not investing its short-term assets in an optimally efficient way, making it a riskier investment.

Centennial Resource Development, Inc. [CDEV] has 288.12M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $769.28M. Its stock price has been found in the range of 2.56 to 12.82. At its current price, it has moved down by -79.18% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 4.30% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 2.02, which indicates that it is 8.33% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 32.60. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is Centennial Resource Development, Inc. [CDEV] a Reliable Buy?

Centennial Resource Development, Inc. [CDEV] stock is presenting a less attractive investment opportunity when compared to similarly-sized corporations in the same industry. The price performance of these shares has not shown much promise, and the financial results that this company has recently delivered present a highly risky investment.